Mythic and the Citroen CX GTi unique Turbo 2

One of the most classic models of Citroen is the CX, known among other things for being the “European Car of the Year in year 1975 (more than 40 years old). A large vehicle as usual, He also had higher performance version, the CX GTi Turbo 2, which we will be discussed today.

Citroen CX GTi Turbo 2 frontalThe CX range owes its name to its aerodynamic design reaching a spectacular value 0,35. By the time we talked was a real challenge to beat other manufacturers.

Since 1974 (which he was presented at the Paris Motor Show) to 1991 the CX was produced, and some of its units had Spanish label since they were manufactured in the plant of PSA Vigo. A total of more than 18 years of production over 1 million units sold worldwide.

Citroen CX GTi Turbo 2 lateralFollowing the model development time and until sale to the public, Citroen investigated and invested in creating a luxury vehicle to come up the level of their predecessors and made for comfort, interior space, design lines dropwise (the most aerodynamic there) and better sound insulation. Also, its hydro-pneumatic suspension was unique in the world at that time. On the other hand, as usual double chevron mark, they opted for completely different concepts to other brands. Example is the rear wheel arch covering the top of the wheel giving the impression CX greater aerodynamic upwind.

Citroen CX GTi Turbo 2 traseraRiding the CX was like being in your living room for space and comfort, and their presence was imposing. In addition ergonomics he came inherited from other brand models such as the Citroen GS, we refer to the control panel easy to read, modern wheel of a single radio and all necessary information to within sight.

The CX GTi Turbo 2 It was the latest version of all, but also they came to sell diesel units or automatic. To stay with all the details of the most powerful version we leave you this video that remembers each number, every detail of CX GTi Turbo 2. Do not lose a second because the information is good, clear and detailed:

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